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Acrokeratoelastoidosis of Costa

Disease definition

A rare dermatosis characterized by small, firm papules or plaques (resembling warts) on the sides of the hands and feet. These stationary and asymptomatic lesions appear generally at puberty, or sometimes later


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • AKE
    • PPKP3
    • Punctate palmoplantar hyperkeratosis type 3
    • Punctate palmoplantar keratoderma type 3
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant or Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Adolescent, Adult
  • ICD-10: Q82.8
  • OMIM: 101850
  • UMLS: C0545044
  • MeSH: C535653
  • GARD: 125
  • MedDRA: -
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